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PCT fees increase for online filing from 1st January 2016.
For more info please see PCT fees increase from 1st January 2016

PCT fees increase for online filing from 1st January 2015.
For more info please see PCT Fees increase from 1st January 2015

Antibiotic Research UK – World’s First Charity Formed to Tackle Impending Catastrophe of Antibiotic Resistance.
Aims to find at least one drug before end of decade.
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Changes to the rules relating to new divisional application as of 01 April 2014.
Changes to EPO Rules – Important

As of 1 April 2014 Rule 36, 38 & 135 EPC will be changed to allow the filing of divisional applications provided that there is a pending parent application. This will repeal the current 24 month time limit.

Sterling IP were proud to support the Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) and Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), in their inaugural international conference, “Creating and Leveraging Intellectual Property in Developing Countries: A Power Tool for Social and Economic Growth” held in Durban, South Africa 17th to 20th of November 2013.

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